Dinaric Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMaja e Jezercës (2694 m/8839 ft)
CountriesCroatia (31%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (29%), Serbia (20%), Montenegro (8%), Slovenia (6%), Kosovo (3%), Albania (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesFederation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (15%), Serbian Republic (14%), Shkodër (1%), Tropojë (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area174,445 sq km / 67,353 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent540 km / 336 mi North-South
667 km / 415 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 17' N; 17° 41' E
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Map of Dinaric Alps
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Dinaric Alps.
Balkan PeninsulaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Dinaric AlpsLevel 3
         Greek-Albanian RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Balkan MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Macedonia-ThraceLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Greek IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Dinaric Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Maja e Jezercës26948839 
4.Maja Kolata25348314 
7.Kučki Kom24878159 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Dinaric Alps

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Tierd, but made it (2013-07-17). Photo by Louise Ekroth.
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Maja Kolata
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Had to climb up this huge snowfield to reach the summit. With no crampons we needed to kick our feet into the hard snow for grip. Thank god we made it without breaking anything thou my BF lost his footgrip and slided down the snowfeeld. Here I stopped to try so catch this with my mobile phone. My BF going up. ou can not really tell how steep it was on this picture thou. He has almost reached the top of the snowfield here. (2013-07-15). Photo by Louise Ekroth.
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The summit of Maglić (also called Mali Maglić), highpoint of Bosnia and Herzegovina, from the summit of 'Montenegrin Maglić.' (2013-07-03). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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The summit of Dinara during a snowstorm in late May 2013 (2013-05-31). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Crveni Cot
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Crveni Cot / Vörös-bérc (2007-01-01). Photo by Szaniszlo Uherkovich.
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